The first table below looks at the demand for 2G skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited 2G over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the London region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
2G
Rank 624 595 629
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +34
Permanent jobs citing 2G 27 6 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.056% 0.014% 0.010%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.34% 0.080% 0.060%
Number of salaries quoted 23 5 5
Average salary £37,500 £62,500 £120,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.00% -47.91%
UK excluding London average salary £31,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-31.11% -
Communications & Networking Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7842 7507 8370
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 16.30% 16.91% 16.28%
Number of salaries quoted 6525 6160 7109
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
2G
England

2G
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing 2G across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

2G Jobs Demand Trend in London

2G
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing 2G across the London region.

2G Salary Trend in London

2G
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing 2G across the London region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

2G Salary Histogram in London

2G
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 2G within the London region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +4 18 £37,500 -41.17% 2
2G
England

2G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the London region citing 2G also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited 2G.

1 32 (94.12%) 3G
2 31 (91.18%) Telecoms
3 18 (52.94%) SS7
4 12 (35.29%) Radio Access Network
5 9 (26.47%) 4G
5 9 (26.47%) Network Architecture
6 8 (23.53%) Degree
6 8 (23.53%) MVNO
7 7 (20.59%) LTE
7 7 (20.59%) Billing
8 6 (17.65%) SIGTRAN
8 6 (17.65%) Oracle Database
8 6 (17.65%) TCAP
8 6 (17.65%) Shell Script
8 6 (17.65%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (17.65%) SQL
8 6 (17.65%) Oracle
8 6 (17.65%) UNIX
8 6 (17.65%) Linux
8 6 (17.65%) GSM
9 5 (14.71%) Ericsson
9 5 (14.71%) Veritas
9 5 (14.71%) 3GPP
9 5 (14.71%) GPRS
9 5 (14.71%) Internet
9 5 (14.71%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 5 (14.71%) Huawei
9 5 (14.71%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
9 5 (14.71%) Clustering
10 4 (11.76%) Wireless

2G
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the London region citing 2G also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited 2G. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (14.71%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
2 1 (2.94%) WebSphere Portal
2 1 (2.94%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 32 (94.12%) 3G
2 18 (52.94%) SS7
3 12 (35.29%) Radio Access Network
4 9 (26.47%) 4G
5 8 (23.53%) MVNO
6 7 (20.59%) LTE
7 6 (17.65%) SIGTRAN
7 6 (17.65%) TCAP
7 6 (17.65%) GSM
8 5 (14.71%) 3GPP
8 5 (14.71%) GPRS
8 5 (14.71%) Internet
9 4 (11.76%) Wireless
9 4 (11.76%) UMTS
9 4 (11.76%) TCP/IP
10 3 (8.82%) WCDMA
10 3 (8.82%) Firewall
11 2 (5.88%) HSPA
11 2 (5.88%) SGSN
11 2 (5.88%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.65%) Oracle Database
2 2 (5.88%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) JIRA
2 1 (2.94%) Maven
General
1 31 (91.18%) Telecoms
2 7 (20.59%) Billing
3 1 (2.94%) Finance
3 1 (2.94%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (26.47%) Test Engineer
2 6 (17.65%) Tester
3 5 (14.71%) Architect
3 5 (14.71%) Network Manager
4 4 (11.76%) Operations Manager
5 3 (8.82%) Network Operations Manager
6 2 (5.88%) Systems Manager
6 2 (5.88%) Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (5.88%) Business Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Project Manager
7 1 (2.94%) Senior Manager
7 1 (2.94%) Field Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Business Systems Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Technical Architect
7 1 (2.94%) Design Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Systems Architect
7 1 (2.94%) QA Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Telecoms Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Clustering
2 3 (8.82%) Smartphone
3 2 (5.88%) CMDB
3 2 (5.88%) GIS
4 1 (2.94%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.94%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.65%) UNIX
1 6 (17.65%) Linux
2 2 (5.88%) Windows
3 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.94%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (26.47%) Network Architecture
2 6 (17.65%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (8.82%) Network Design
4 2 (5.88%) Mobile Device Management
4 2 (5.88%) Data Migration
4 2 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (5.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (5.88%) Software Engineering
4 2 (5.88%) Migration
4 2 (5.88%) Project Management
4 2 (5.88%) CRM
5 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2
5 1 (2.94%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (2.94%) Statistical Analysis
5 1 (2.94%) Information Management
5 1 (2.94%) Network Management
5 1 (2.94%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.65%) Shell Script
1 6 (17.65%) SQL
2 2 (5.88%) MapBasic
3 1 (2.94%) C
3 1 (2.94%) Perl
3 1 (2.94%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (23.53%) Degree
2 2 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (5.88%) ISTQB
2 2 (5.88%) ISEB
2 2 (5.88%) HNC
2 2 (5.88%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 5 (14.71%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) HP NNM
1 2 (5.88%) Tivoli
1 2 (5.88%) Netcool
1 2 (5.88%) BMC PATROL
1 2 (5.88%) OpenView
Vendors
1 6 (17.65%) Oracle
2 5 (14.71%) Ericsson
2 5 (14.71%) Veritas
2 5 (14.71%) Huawei
3 3 (8.82%) IBM
4 2 (5.88%) Amdocs
4 2 (5.88%) Cramer
4 2 (5.88%) Remedy
4 2 (5.88%) HP
4 2 (5.88%) BMC
4 2 (5.88%) Mapinfo
4 2 (5.88%) Vitria
4 2 (5.88%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (5.88%) Nokia
4 2 (5.88%) Business Objects
4 2 (5.88%) SAP
5 1 (2.94%) SGI
5 1 (2.94%) MKS
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